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Your privacy while visiting our site is important to us. Because we gather certain types of information about the users of our site, we feel you should fully understand the terms and conditions surrounding the capture and use of that information. This privacy statement discloses what information we gather, how we use it, and how to correct or change it.

Information We Collect

The National Organizations for Youth Safety® (NOYS) collects the following types of Personally Identifiable Information (“PII”): names (individual and organization), titles, postal and e-mail addresses, phone and fax numbers, and billing information. We use this information to reply to inquiries and process billing and business requests related to program participation, including membership, donations, purchases, and online communications. This information will only be accessed by appropriate NOYS staff and the occasional third party as described below. NOYS, like many membership based organizations, allows members the option of being listed in a member directory available only to members.


Cookies are text messages stored on your computer’s hard drive. The message is sent back to a website’s server each time your browser requests a page from the server that set the cookie. The main purposes of our cookies are to prepare customized Web pages that the user has requested, to let users move as quickly and easily around our site as possible, and to identify users who have voluntarily submitted any personal information about themselves to us. We use temporary session cookies that only apply to the current site visit. Information submitted to us confidentially will not be shared with outside organizations, individuals, or companies, and users are free to delete cookies from their computers’ hard drives at any time. Most features that www.noys.org provides can still be utilized if you have disabled cookies in your browser, but they may require you to log-in multiple times and may otherwise affect site performance.

Information Collected and Stored Automatically

As you browse through the website, read pages, or download information, we may gather and store certain information about your visit automatically. This is referred to as Non-Personally Identifiable Information (“Non-PII”) information does not identify you personally. We may automatically collect and store only the following information about your visit: The Internet domain (for example, “xcompany.com” if you use a private Internet access account or “yourschool.edu” if you connect from a university’s domain) and IP address (an IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer whenever you are surfing the Web) from which you access our website; the type of browser and operating system used to access our site; the date and time you access our site; the pages you visit; and if you linked to the NOYS site from another website, the address of that website. We use this nformation to help us make our site more useful to visitors—to learn about the number of visitors to our site and the types of technology our visitors use. We do not track or record information about individuals and their visits.

Material Fulfillment and Third Party Service Providers

To facilitate www.noys.org’s offerings and services, on occasion, certain selected user information must be made temporarily available to selected data processors such as fulfillment bureaus or database consultants. Such data processors are instructed to act strictly upon instruction from NOYS.


This site contains links to other sites for which the NOYS is not responsible in terms of the content or privacy practices of such sites. NOYS encourages you to review the privacy policies of the sites that you visit, especially before submitting your personal information.
Opt-out/ Corrections

Visitors to NOYS website may request to view the information about them and to remove and/or correct their names, contact data, and other information on the NOYS website by contacting the NOYS web director.

How to Unsubscribe from NOYS E-mail Newsletters

To unsubscribe from receiving our e-newsletters, please contact us at info@noys.org or 571-367-7171, and we will remove your registration account.

Youth Under the Age of 13

We are a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization and are exempt from compliance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). Nevertheless, we choose to protect the privacy of children under the age of 13 within the spirit of COPPA in a number of ways. If you are under the age of 13, you need your parent’s permission to use our websites. Unless we receive your parent’s verifiable consent you may not provide us with any personal information (such as name, address, telephone number, email address, picture of yourself) on any of our websites. If we learn that we have personal information obtained from a child under 13 without the required parental consent, we will delete that information as soon as possible.

How to Update Information

If you need to update your e-mail information or any other personal information, please contact us at info@noys.org or call us at 571-367-7171.